Why E-Commerce Needs A New Vision Of The Cloud

Why E-Commerce Needs A New Vision Of The Cloud

Small e-commerce stores were one of the original cloud success stories. For boutique online retail stores, Software-as-a-Service was a perfect fit. Retailers could deploy a store for their business without the headaches typically associated with building or managing a complex...
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WHIR Networking Event New York City Recap

WHIR Networking Event New York City Recap

Cloud Computing, WHIR Events by Nicole Henderson  on Friday, May 19 2017 The WHIR hosted its second networking event in as many weeks last night in New York City at 40/40 Club. There was a great turnout and our attendees enjoyed complimentary...
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Montreal WHIR Networking Event Recap

Montreal WHIR Networking Event Recap

The WHIR was in Montreal, Quebec last week to host a networking event for a great group of folks in the industry. Thanks to our generous sponsors we were able to give away some excellent prizes, as well as provide...
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Five Common E-Commerce Mistakes That Scupper New Online Stores

Five Common E-Commerce Mistakes That Scupper New Online Stores

I can’t count the number of e-commerce stores I’ve seen come and go. They start with abundant enthusiasm, commitment, and excitement, but many don’t last to reap the rewards of a successful e-commerce business. What’s different about the store’s that...
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Recap: WHIR Networking Event Las Vegas

Recap: WHIR Networking Event Las Vegas

by Nicole Henderson  on Monday, April 17 2017 The WHIR was in Las Vegas last week for Channel Partners Conference & Expo, and hosted a networking event at the Border Grill on Wednesday night. It was a great evening and perfect weather...
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Five Questions to Ask Prospective Cloud Vendors

Five Questions to Ask Prospective Cloud Vendors

Choosing the right vendor is an essential part of any successful cloud-based project. The wrong vendor with the wrong platform can jeopardize project deadlines, increase costs, and, in the worst cases, lead to the failure of the project. When cloud...
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Join the WHIR in Las Vegas During the Channel Partners Conference & Expo

Join the WHIR in Las Vegas During the Channel Partners Conference & Expo

by Nicole Henderson  on Monday, April 10 2017 This week the WHIR will be in Las Vegas during the Channel Partners Conference & Expo to host a networking event for the local hosting, cloud and data center community. Join us at Border...
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HostingCon Attendees: Meet the WHIR in L.A. on April 5!

HostingCon Attendees: Meet the WHIR in L.A. on April 5!

by Nicole Henderson  on Friday, March 24 2017 If you’re going to be in Los Angeles during the first week of April for HostingCon Global 2017, you may have heard about our event taking place on Weds. Apr. 5, 2017. We are...
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Web Encryption Needs the Freedom To Grow – But New Policy Threats Are Emerging

Web Encryption Needs the Freedom To Grow – But New Policy Threats Are Emerging

By Stefano Maffulli, Director of Community, DreamHost There’s been a very recent call for Let’s Encrypt to stop issuing certificates containing the name “PayPal” because of the potential abuse for phishing attacks. The logic behind the call seems reaso...
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WHIR Turns Up the Heat in Phoenix, AZ

WHIR Turns Up the Heat in Phoenix, AZ

by Nicole Henderson  on Monday, March 20 2017 Phoenix hit record highs for this time of year last week when the WHIR was in town to host its networking event. Coincidence? We think not! The event at Bottled Blonde in Scottsdale, AZ,...
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